Published on: 9 January 2019

Surplus of external trade in goods amounted to EUR 496 million in November

In EUR terms, exports increased by 4.7% and imports grew by 7.3% in November 2018 compared to the same period of the previous year. The surplus of external trade in goods was down by EUR 186 million. In the first eleven months of 2018, the surplus of external trade in goods was EUR 5.7 billion.

In November 2018:

The value of exports amounted to EUR 9,484 million (HUF 3,058 billion) and that of imports to EUR 8,988 million (HUF 2,898 billion).

The surplus of external trade in goods was EUR 496 million (HUF 159 billion).

The share of European Union Member States was 82% in exports and 75% in imports.

In November 2018 compared to a year earlier:

Exports increased by 4.7% and imports grew by 7.3% in EUR terms.

External trade in goods

Denomination Exports Imports Balance
value, at current prices same period of previous year =100.0% value, at current prices same period of previous year =100.0% value, at current prices change compared to same period of previous year
In November 2018
Billion HUF3 058 108.4 2 898 111.2 159 –53
Million EUR9 484 104.7 8 988 107.3 496 –186
In January–November 2018
Billion HUF31 004 107.7 29 207 110.3 1 797 –525
Million EUR97 400 104.5 91 740 107.0 5 660 –1 846